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Forum: Ultra HD Blu-ray and 4K 02-06-2016, 10:51 PM
Replies: 7,181
Views: 1,587,466
Posted By Richard Paul
Ericsson does seem to think that 4K isn't worth...

Ericsson does seem to think that 4K isn't worth the cost but I thought that several of the European broadcasters had that opinion. Hopefully they would record everything at 4K but wasn't the BBC...
Forum: Ultra HD Blu-ray and 4K 02-06-2016, 10:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,892
Posted By Richard Paul
Sony VP Masayasu Ito said in an interview that...

Sony VP Masayasu Ito said in an interview that Ultra HD Blu-ray would require an enhanced PS4...
Forum: Ultra HD Blu-ray and 4K 02-06-2016, 04:06 AM
Replies: 7,181
Views: 1,587,466
Posted By Richard Paul
So far the ITU hasn't announced anything about...

So far the ITU hasn't announced anything about broadcast HDR though they are sometimes slow with press releases.
Forum: Ultra HD Blu-ray and 4K 02-06-2016, 03:39 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,892
Posted By Richard Paul
Sony is considering releasing a revision of the...

Sony is considering releasing a revision of the PS4 that would support 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray. If they make it though it might not get released for a few years.
Forum: Ultra HD Blu-ray and 4K 01-23-2016, 03:29 AM
Replies: 7,181
Views: 1,587,466
Posted By Richard Paul
There are reasons to look at the original tweet...

There are reasons to look at the original tweet carefully (http://forum.blu-ray.com/showpost.php?p=11767962&postcount=276). As for his recent tweet...
Forum: Ultra HD Blu-ray and 4K 01-23-2016, 03:05 AM
Replies: 7,181
Views: 1,587,466
Posted By Richard Paul
Video quality improvements can be a matter of...

Video quality improvements can be a matter of personal preference and I am just surprised at the difference in opinion (light the torches if a director chooses to use it vs forcing a director to use...
Forum: Ultra HD Blu-ray and 4K 01-22-2016, 12:54 AM
Replies: 7,181
Views: 1,587,466
Posted By Richard Paul
Sure, but a lot of workflows also support HFR and...

Sure, but a lot of workflows also support HFR and supporters of HFR even made a recommendation to the DCI standard for frame rates up to 120 fps (http://www.dcimovies.com/Recommended_Practice/). I...
Forum: Ultra HD Blu-ray and 4K 01-22-2016, 12:35 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 22,068
Posted By Richard Paul
The statement was made in a series of tweets...

The statement was made in a series of tweets about a specific movie (The Martian), the tweet only mentioned that Ultra HD Blu-ray movies would be encoded at 4K resolution, and he considers...
Forum: Ultra HD Blu-ray and 4K 01-21-2016, 02:36 AM
Replies: 7,181
Views: 1,587,466
Posted By Richard Paul
I remember that advocates for 3D and HFR made the...

I remember that advocates for 3D and HFR made the same argument about directors having to get with the current times. And while 3D is sticking around most directors don't shoot their movies in 3D and...
Forum: Ultra HD Blu-ray and 4K 01-21-2016, 12:39 AM
Replies: 7,181
Views: 1,587,466
Posted By Richard Paul
Hopefully that will be true but I have seen...

Hopefully that will be true but I have seen promotional material from Dolby in which they boasted that SMPTE 2084 could have a reference white level of 1,000 nits and highlights of 10,000 nits. The...
Forum: Ultra HD Blu-ray and 4K 01-19-2016, 12:39 AM
Replies: 7,181
Views: 1,587,466
Posted By Richard Paul
HDR could help with the lower end of the dynamic...

HDR could help with the lower end of the dynamic range but movies before 2015 are meant to be seen with a peak brightness of 48 nits. If the studios start releasing older movies with hundreds, or...
Forum: Ultra HD Blu-ray and 4K 01-17-2016, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5,538
Views: 401,257
Posted By Richard Paul
That might be possible with video games but even...

That might be possible with video games but even than it might cause problems. The only good way to support HDR/WCG on a computer would be to support it at the operating system level. I guess that a...
Forum: Ultra HD Blu-ray and 4K 01-17-2016, 10:21 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 22,068
Posted By Richard Paul
It probably should be clarified into something...

It probably should be clarified into something like this:

4K everything
4K excluding special effects
4K excluding special effects and with a camera that is less than 4K

That would give the...
Forum: Ultra HD Blu-ray and 4K 01-16-2016, 11:53 PM
Replies: 7,181
Views: 1,587,466
Posted By Richard Paul
HDR, HFR, and WCG have been in development for...

HDR, HFR, and WCG have been in development for years and in terms of video quality what else is there? Also HDR in the movie theater only doubles the brightness and it is more about improving the low...
Forum: Ultra HD Blu-ray and 4K 01-16-2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7,181
Views: 1,587,466
Posted By Richard Paul
To give a brief summary IMF (Interoperable Master...

To give a brief summary IMF (Interoperable Master Format) was developed to be the distribution format for video services (broadcast, cable, satellite, Blu-ray, DVD, iTunes, Netflix, etc...). DCP is...
Forum: Ultra HD Blu-ray and 4K 01-16-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5,538
Views: 401,257
Posted By Richard Paul
For most people there would be little point in...

For most people there would be little point in buying a computer monitor that has features that won't work in Windows 10. Hopefully Microsoft will add support for HDR/WCG to Windows 11.
Forum: Ultra HD Blu-ray and 4K 01-15-2016, 05:21 AM
Replies: 7,181
Views: 1,587,466
Posted By Richard Paul
IMF 1.1 is going to be released in a few months...

IMF 1.1 is going to be released in a few months (http://www.tvtechnology.com/expertise/0003/imf-comes-to-the-rescue/277747) and will support HDR, HFR (up to 120 fps), and WCG (the Rec. 2020 color...
Forum: Ultra HD Blu-ray and 4K 01-12-2016, 01:04 AM
Replies: 5,538
Views: 401,257
Posted By Richard Paul
Sony predicted that even with new triple layer...

Sony predicted that even with new triple layer production lines a BD-100 would cost 3 times more than a BD-66 so my guess is that the vast majority of initial titles will use BD-66.

The AV bit...
Forum: Ultra HD Blu-ray and 4K 01-10-2016, 02:19 AM
Replies: 5,538
Views: 401,257
Posted By Richard Paul
It would be nice to know more about the...

It would be nice to know more about the downconversion abilities of the Ultra HD Blu-ray players that are getting released.

While HDR to SDR conversion is mandatory how can a video processor know...
Forum: Ultra HD Blu-ray and 4K 01-10-2016, 01:25 AM
Replies: 7,181
Views: 1,587,466
Posted By Richard Paul
It might depend on the video service and I have...

It might depend on the video service and I have heard that Dolby Vision can use a base layer that is either SDR or HDR10.

Hopefully that will happen since the ITU process on HDR is delaying things...
Forum: Ultra HD Blu-ray and 4K 01-10-2016, 12:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,302
Posted By Richard Paul
Some websites gave an explanation for digital...

Some websites gave an explanation for digital bridge but no CE companies showed a demo of it or even mentioned it. Furthermore not a single studio has said anything about it even though it would give...
Forum: Ultra HD Blu-ray and 4K 01-07-2016, 05:25 AM
Replies: 7,181
Views: 1,587,466
Posted By Richard Paul
I have read that Dolby Vision can use an...

I have read that Dolby Vision can use an enhancement layer on top of HDR10.

Hopefully that will go well in the ITU and they will be able to select the HDR systems for broadcast as well.
Forum: Ultra HD Blu-ray and 4K 01-07-2016, 05:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,302
Posted By Richard Paul
Digital bridge was most likely scrapped and it...

Digital bridge was most likely scrapped and it was the same idea as AACS managed copy. AACS managed copy was heavily promoted by Microsoft a few months before HD DVD was launched and they released a...
Forum: Ultra HD Blu-ray and 4K 01-05-2016, 03:42 AM
Replies: 5,538
Views: 401,257
Posted By Richard Paul
I think the UHD Alliance certification is a...

I think the UHD Alliance certification is a moderately easy goal which makes sense considering that several CE companies had to agree to it. I think the emphasis on brightness is a bit disappointing...
Forum: Ultra HD Blu-ray and 4K 01-05-2016, 03:10 AM
Replies: 7,181
Views: 1,587,466
Posted By Richard Paul
The UHD Alliance has posted their requirements...

The UHD Alliance has posted their requirements for certification (http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160104006605/en/UHD-Alliance-Defines-Premium-Home-Entertainment-Experience). The color gamut...
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